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Institutional approach to global corporate governance : business systems and beyond / edited by J. Jay Choi, Sandra Dow

Contributor(s): Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Series: International finance review ; 9Publisher: Bingley, U.K : Emerald, 2008Description: Online-RessourceISBN:
  • 9781848553217
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: 9781848553200 | Erscheint auch als: 9781848553200 Druck-AusgabeDOI: DOI: 10.1016/S1569-3767(2008)9Online resources: Summary: The theory and practice of government de-regulation / Shann Turnbull -- Corporate governance mechanisms and performance related CEO turnover / Atreya Chakraborty, Shahbaz Sheikh -- Size and advisory role of corporate boards / Arun Upadhyay -- Financial contracts for CEO / Olivier Maisondieu-Laforge, Yong H. Kim, Young S. Kim -- Corporate governance and interlisted stocks : the persistence of country-specific traits / Sandra Dow, Jean McGuire -- The information content of ticker symbol change : evidence from multiple class shares / Najah Attig -- The dual roles of Japanese main banks : contrast before and after the bubble-bursting / Yong-Cheol Kim, Kooyul Jung -- Probing corporate governance globally : impacts of business systems and beyond / Raj Aggarwal, Jongmoo Jay Choi, Sandra Dow -- Legal rights matter : evidence from panel data on creditor protection and debt / Thomas W. Hall, Fredrik J(c)·orgensen -- How attractive is good governance for FDI? / Giorgio Fazio, G.M. Chiara Talamo -- Derivative claims, the UK companies act 2006 and corporate governance : a roadmap to nowhere? / Arad Reisberg -- Corporate governance and ultimate control / Narjess Boubakri, Omrane Guedhami, Oumar Sy -- Scorecard on corporate governance in East Asia : a comparative study / Yan Leung Cheung, Hasung Jang -- The nature of political connections and firm value / Cao Jiang -- An end of history for corporate governance? The resilience of culture / Loong Wong -- How do Japanese banks discipline small- and medium-sized borrowers? An investigation of the deployment of lending technologies / Hirofumi Uchida, Gregory F. Udell, Nobuyoshi Yamori -- Business-society reciprocity as a guideline for global corporate governance / S.J. Chang -- Expanding the limits of corporate responsibility : an institutional approach / Alice de JongeSummary: This edited volume contains original papers examining issues concerning the effects of national and international institutional factors on corporate governance and performance. This volume stresses the relevance of national business systems (including culture, law and politics) alongside industrial and institutional infrastructure to assess the efficacy of corporate governance regimes. Modern governance research redefines the boundaries of the firm to include a wider group of stakeholders beyond stockholders. Newer research indicates that national context is the over-riding element in understanding corporate governance regulation and outcome. In the Anglo-Saxon world, corporate governance is designed to reduce the conflict of interest that exists between owners and managers occasioned by the separation of ownership and control. The divergence in national business systems has led scholars to question whether the rush to adopt US-style regulation internationally is appropriate. The papers in this volume highlight aspects of institutional context in different countries, ranging from traditional corporate governance mechanisms at the firm level, to issues affecting the country level quality of corporate governance, including culture and the role of elitesPPN: PPN: 1650782713Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-55-BME | ZDB-1-BMEN | ZDB-1-EPB
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